Meet the faces of Long Mont Velo


Paul likes to ride hard!!

Paul likes to ride hard!!

Paul - Owner, Mechanic, Certified Bike Fitter, Social Media

  • 15 years of bike sales and mechanic experience in San Diego including Trek Superstore (largest US distributor), Mission Hills Bikes and Performance Bikes
  • Experience working in high volume bike shops (sales >$50K/day, servicing 15 bikes/day)
  • High reputation, customers would ask for Paul by name (the best man at his wedding was a former customer 20 years prior)
  • Ten years volunteering as the sole mechanic for The Ride Across California, an annual event for fifth graders in conjunction with a local YMCA (150 cyclists, six days, 300 miles, 10K ft)
  • 15 years of racing experience up to Cat 2 level, ended by injuries while training for Track Worlds
  • Ten years without a car relying 100% on bike transportation
  • Four years volunteering as the mechanic for the Sharp Triathlon team in San Diego including racing many events with the hospital based team
  • Many years of group riding experience including Pro's and celebrities. Locally Paul rides with the St Vrain Chain Gang (SVCG) and Blue Sky Velo
  • Worked for 15 years in human reproductive medicine with a masters degree in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from UC San Diego
  1. Favorite drink (non-alcoholic)? Um, I honestly don't know.
  2. Favorite drink (alcoholic)? Rogue Dead Guy Ale
  3. Biggest vice? Diet Soda
  4. Favorite ride memory to-date? It's a toss up between two. The first time I rode across California, and the Tour of the Moon in Grand Junction.
  5. Favorite current bicycle? My Bianchi Specialissima
  6. Current favorite bike product/accessory? Reynolds carbon Attack wheels
  7. You have to give up riding a bicycle or sleeping. Which do you choose? I'd definitely give up sleep. I don't sleep anyway.
  8. Any special talents or tricks? I am a pretty talent-less hack.
  9. Something not many people know about you? I have a tremendous fear of spiders.
  10. Cats or dogs? Dogs!

Trudee likes to have fun!!!

Trudee likes to have fun!!!

Trudee - Owner and Advocate for Women, Social Media

  • New to cycling after injuries ended Shotokan karate practice (10 years)
  • Active in bike groups/clubs, having ridden with Louisville Cyclery, Venus de Miles, The Rapha Ride (with Connie Carpenter Phinney!!!), Allison Powers Clinic, SVCG and Blue Sky Velo
  • Hosts weekly ladies only group rides called the Velobelles through the shop
  • Director of Finance at Oracle, CPA, MBA 

More info on Trudee is coming soon!


 
Ron loves to ride local routes and has been a pillar in the longmont community for many years.

Ron loves to ride local routes and has been a pillar in the longmont community for many years.

 
 
 
 

Ron - Bike Repair/Maintenance, General Shop Assistance (part-time)

  • Is a Colorado Native.
  • Worked for the US Postal Service for 37 years, many of them as a bicycle letter carrier.
  • Loves to cycle long distances.
  1. Favorite drink (non-alcoholic)? Iced coffee. I have to have my morning coffee.
  2. Favorite drink (alcoholic)? I don't really drink, but if I were going to have a drink it's a margarita with dinner.
  3. Biggest vice? Work. I enjoy keeping busy.
  4. Favorite ride memory to-date? The Santa Fe Century.
  5. Favorite current bicycle? My Cervelo
  6. Current favorite bike product/accessory? My kit
  7. You have to give up riding a bicycle or sleeping. Which do you choose? Sleeping. It's a waste of time really.
  8. Any special talents or tricks? I do woodworking.
  9. Something not many people know about you? I am a Funeral Director (for 22 years) and I've known people for years that don't know that.
  10. Cats or dogs? Dogs!

 


 
This is what Anthony looks like, for now...

This is what Anthony looks like, for now...

 
 
 

Anthony's Bio Coming Soon